Sodium Formaldehyde Sulphoxylate (HS Code 2831 1020)
Sodium Formaldehyde Sulphoxylate (Quality Control) Order, 2020 (1 page(s), in English)
Sodium Formaldehyde sulfoxylate is a power full reducing agent. It also finds extensive applications in textile industry for printing and stripping dyed textiles prior to redying and discharge printing. It is used in bleaching sugar cane juice for making jaggery, as a redoxs catalyst in emulsion of polymers and as a stabilizer/anti-oxidant in Pharmaceutical drug formulations. It also has a niche use as a water conditioner, reducing the amount of chlorine. The standard of the product stipulates minimum purity and maximum permissible content of heavy metals like lead, iron, copper and zinc etc. The locally manufactured or imported Sodium Formaldehyde Sulphoxylate shall conform to the Indian standard (IS 4505: 2015) and shall bear the standard mark under license from the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS). The use of standard mark is governed by the provisions of Bureau of Indian Standards Act 1986 and the Rules and Regulations made there under. Bureau of Indian Standards shall be the certifying and enforcing authority.